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How will a strong showing from Republicans this election affect the budget process?

CQ Budget, Ep. 176

House Democrats will likely be tasked with drafting a budget resolution that sets a topline for discretionary spending for the first time in a decade, but the election results so far indicate that it will be a much tougher process than originally anticipated.
House Democrats will likely be tasked with drafting a budget resolution that sets a topline for discretionary spending for the first time in a decade, but the election results so far indicate that it will be a much tougher process than originally anticipated. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

While votes are still being counted in close races, Democrats are beginning to grapple with the likelihood of a narrow House majority and continued Republican control of the Senate. CQ Roll Call’s Jennifer Shutt talks with House Budget Chairman John Yarmuth, D-Ky., about how the election results will impact next year’s budget process.

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